Born 1957, Vancouver, British Columbia
Lives and works in Vancouver, British Columbia


Emily Carr College of Art & Design, Diploma

University of British Columbia, Master of Fine Arts


Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Modern Times, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

Modern Times, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver
Procession, CSA Gallery, Vancouver

Rag and Bone, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto

Under the Sun, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
Vox, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver
The Homosexual who Wrecked an Empire, Brancolini Grimaldi Gallery, London

I Can Only Give You Everything, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Under the Sun, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver

Roy Arden: People of British Columbia, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver

The World Etc…,Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver
The World Etc…, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto

Art Gallery of Vancouver, British Columbia

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, England (catalog)
Against the Day, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, California

Fragments, Galerie Tanit, Munich

Fragments – photographs 1981-85, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto
Citizen, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
Monster House, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver

Video, Belkin Satellite, Vancouver
Photographs, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver
Photographs, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto
Selected Works 1985-2000, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario, (catalogue)
Selected Works 1985-2000, Vox, Montreal (catalogue)
Fragments – photographs 1981-85, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario, (catalogue)

Dee/Glasoe, New York
Gilles Peyroulet & cie., Paris
L’Aquarium, galerie d’ecole, Valenciennes

Gilles Peyroulet & cie., Paris
Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica
Terminal City, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver
Fragments – Photographs 1981-85, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver , (catalogue)

Terminal City, Centro de Fotografia, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca

Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design,Calgary, (catalogue)
Patrick Painter, Inc., Santa Monica

Art Gallery of York University, Toronto (catalogue)
Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver (catalogue)

American Fine Arts Co., New York

Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver (catalogue)

Galerie Giovanna Minelli, Paris
OR Gallery, Vancouver
Services Culturels de LAmbassade du Canada, Paris

Hippolyte Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
OR Gallery, Vancouver

West, Artspeak, Vancouver (catalogue)

YYZ Artists Outlet, Toronto
Dazibao, Montreal

Mission/Black Sun, Western Front Gallery, Vancouver

Fragments, Halle Sud, Geneva
Rupture, OR Gallery, Vancouver
Abjection, Coburg Gallery, Vancouver

Fragments, Coburg Gallery, Vancouver
Photographs, OR Gallery, Vancouver


Reflector, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Pictures from Here, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver BC
Civilization (inverted), Griffin Art Projects, Vancouver, Canada

Still Life with Fish: Photography from the Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Stare, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver BC

Pictured Windows, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver
Melancholy Bay, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver BC

Figure, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver
Ruptures in Arrival: Art in the Wake of Komagata Maru, Surrey Art Gallery, BC
TOWER, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver
Damage Control: Art and Destruction since 1950, MUDAM Luxembourg

Perspectives on Collage, The Photographer’s Gallery, London
24 Spaces — A Cacophony, Malmo Konsthall, Sweden
Auto-Motive: World from the Windshield, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario, Canada (catalogue)
A Different Kind of Order, The ICP Triennial, International Centre of Photography, NYC (catalogue)
Damage Control, Smithsonian Hirschhorn Museum, Washington DC (catalogue)

From Here On, Fotomuseum Anterpen, Antwerp

The Crooked Path, curated by Jeff Wall, Palais de Beaux Arts, Brussels
Shore, Forest, and Beyond: Art from the Audian Collection, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
Capture, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto

Living Things, curated by Roy Arden, Dazibao, Montreal
La Revanche de L’archive Photographique, Centre de la photographie Geneva, Switzerland (catalogue)
Visions of British Columbia: A Landscape Manual, Vancouver Art Gallery (catalogue)
Pasted, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver
Echo, Sampling Visual Culture, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
It is What it is, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

The Archeologists, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal-Unterowisheim
Auto- Dream and Matter, Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Mostoles (catalogue)
Auto- Dream and Matter, LABoral Centro de Arte, Gijon (catalogue)
5×5 Castello 09, Espai d’art contemporani de Castello (catalogue)
Bowie, Clark & Faria, Toronto
Clark & Faria Presents:, Clark & Faria, Toronto
Aspect Ratio, in conjunction with the Rotterdam Film Festival, tent, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Idle Youth, curated by Russell Ferguson, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York (catalogue)
The Order of Things, MuKHA, Antwerp

Sharjah Biennial 8, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (catalogue)
RADIO DANIELE, (Radio program organized by Christopher Williams and John Kelsey in conjunction with Williams exhibition) GAM/Bologna
Re-Envisioning Habitat, Oakville Galleries, Oakville
Naturalezas silenciosas, Centro de Arte y Naturaleza – Fundacion Beulas, Huesca
The Backlot, Belkin Satellite, Vancouver
Private/Public, Boijmans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam
Is There a There There?, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario, Canada (catalogue)
Rouge baiser, Biennale Estuaire Nantes, Saint Nazare, France

Artist’s Choice: Herzog & de Meuron, Perception Restrained, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Faking Death, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York
Portrait of a Citizen, Vancouver Art Gallery
Territory, Artspeak & Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver (catalogue)
Classified Materials: Accumulations, Archives, Artists, Vancouver Art Gallery

Group Exhibition, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

Covering the Real – Art and the Press Picture from Warhol to Tillmans, Kunstmuseum Basel (catalogue)
Roy Arden, Michael Krebber, John Miller, Richard Telles Gallery, Los Angeles April 2005
Citizens, Art Circuit Touring Exhibitions, London, England
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Pitzhanger Manor Museum, London, England
The City Gallery, Leicester, England
Oriel Davies, Powys, Wales, England
The Ormeau Baths, Belfast, Ireland
Pinacotheque Sao Paulo, March 2006
Real Pictures -Photographs from the Collection of Claudia Beck and Andrew Gruft, Vancouver Art Gallery, (catalogue)

Jede Fotografie ein Bild – Siemens Fotosammlung
Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, (catalogue)
Busan Biennale, Busan, Korea (catalogue)
Likeness – Portraits of Artists by other Artists, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco (catalogue)
Future Cities, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario (catalogue)
Nowhere Home, Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada
Paysages Invisibles, Musee departmental d’art contemporain de Rochechouart.
Mouvements de fonds, MAC – galleries contemporaines des musee de Marseille, Marseille
The Shadow of Production, Vancouver Art Gallery

A mains nues, Frac Haute-Normandie, Sotteville-les Rouen
Paradise Lost, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto
Various Properties, Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Supermarche, Gilles Peyroulet & cie., Paris
A Proposal for an Exhibition (curated by Claudia Beck and Andrew Gruft), Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto
Boarding Pass, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto

A Proposal for an Exhibition (curated by Claudia Beck and Andrew Gruft), Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver
Shopping – Art & Consumer Culture, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England (catalogue)
Shopping – Art & Consumer Culture, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt (catalogue)
Politics, Gilles Peyroulet & cie., Paris
Prophets of Boom – Werke aus der Sammlung Schurmann, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden
Citizen, Gilles Peyroulet & cie., Paris
This Place, Vancouver Art Gallery
Mouvements de fonds Acquisitions 2002 du Fonds national d’art contemporain, Centre de la Vieille charite, Marseille

Roy Arden / Scott McFarland / Howard Ursuliak / Stephen Waddell / Jeff Wall, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto
Pictures, Positions and Places, Vancouver Art Gallery
Surprises, Gilles Peyroulet & cie, Paris
Superman in Bed, Kunst der Gegenwart und Fotografie ( Sammlung Schuermann), Museum am Ostwald, Dortmund.
Urban Landscapes, Gilles Peyroulet & cie, Paris
Processo Documentals, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona
Commandes photographiques du Groupe Lhoist: Roy Arden, Bernd et Hilla Becher, Elliot Erwitt, Rodney Graham, Jan Henle, Josef Koudelka,
Centre national de la photographie, Paris
Vancouver Collects, Vancouver Art Gallery (catalogue)
Imagining Places and Travelling Spaces, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina.

Deep Distance, Kunsthalle Basel (catalogue)
The City, Nicole Klagsbrun, New York
Contaminated Symptoms, Oakville Galleries, Oakville
Image & Light, History and Influence, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver
Out of This Century, Vancouver Art Gallery

Views from the Edge of the World, Marlborough Chelsea, New York
Objects In The Rear View Mirror May Appear Closer Than They Are, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
Nanaimo B.C. to National City CA, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

Everyday, 11th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney (catalogue)
Entropie Zu Hause, Suermondt Ludwig Museum, Aachen
A Sense of Place, Angles Gallery, Los Angeles
New Works: Roy Arden, Glenn Brown, Roni Horn, Mike Kelley, Mark Lewis, Paul McCarthy, Jorge Pardo, Diana Thater, Patrick Painter, Inc., Santa Monica

Tableaux, Vaknin Schwartz Gallery, Atlanta
Panique Au Faubourg, Quartiere Ephemere, Montreal
Landmarks, John Weber, New York
Track Records, Canadian Centre for Contemporary Photography(catalogue)

Roy Arden/Dan Graham/Ed Ruscha/Christopher Williams, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
The Culture of Nature, Kamloops Art Gallery, British Columbia, Canada
d’une main…l’autre, Galerie Municipale du Chateau d’Eau, Toulouse, France

The Friendly Village, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (catalogue)
Roy Arden/Gaylen Gerber, American Fine Art Co., New York
Roy Arden/Paul McCarthy/Richard Prince/ Juan Munoz, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco

Roy Arden/Candida Hofer, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York
In the Field, Landscape in Recent Photography, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles

Canada, Une nouvelle generation, Musee Municipal de La Roche- sur- Yon, and Musee des Beaux-Arts et FRAC Franche-Comte, Dole, France (catalogue)
Patrick Painter Editions, Galerie Johnen & Schottle, Cologne, Germany
Beneath the Paving Stones, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver (catalogue)

Huitiemes Ateliers Internationaux, Pays de la Loire, Garenne Lemot, Clisson, France (catalogue)

Peuples En Image: Weegee, Bill Henson, Roy Arden, Raymonde April and Anne Favrat, Le Lieu Galerie de Photographies, Lorient, France
VAN – 7 Vancouver Artists, Wilkey Fine Arts, Seattle
Dismember, Museum of Traditional Values, Simon Watson, New York

Fotographie Biennale Rotterdam, Perspektief (catalogue)
Prive/Public – Art et Discours Social, La Galerie dart Essai and La Galerie du Cloitre, Rennes and Winnipeg Art Gallery (catalogue)
150 ans de Photographie, Musee des beaux-arts, Nantes, France

Taking Pictures, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver (catalogue)
Perspective 89 – Roy Arden and Dominique Blain, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (catalogue)
Photo Kunst, Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart (catalogue)
Selections from the Ann & Marshall Webb Collection, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Discursive Field of Recent Photography, Artculture Resources Centre, Toronto (catalogue)
Behind the Sign, (in collaboration with Jeff Derksen), Artspeak, Vancouver (catalogue)
Made in Camera, Galleri Sten Eriksson, VAVD, Stockholm (catalogue)

Roy Arden and Janice Gurney, Coburg Gallery, Vancouver
Reconnaissance – Vikky Alexander, Roy Arden, Jamelie Hassan, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta, Canada

Three Points, Twelve Views, Surrey Art Gallery, Seattle Art Museum, Portland Art Museum (catalogue)
Making History – Recent Art of the Pacific West, Vancouver Art Gallery
Wordworks, 911 Gallery, Seattle
Broken Muse, Vancouver Art Gallery (catalogue)
Camera Works, OR Gallery, Vancouver

Art and Photography, Vancouver Art Gallery (catalogue)

Vancouver: Art and Artists 1931 – 1983, Vancouver Art Gallery (catalogue)

Twenty Photo Artists, Pumps Gallery, Vancouver (catalogue)


Witt, Andrew, “Splendour Without Diminishment”, The Mainlander, June 11
Lederman, Marsha, “Emily Carr Sure, But Something New Too”, Globe and Mail, June 1

Peck, Aaron, Vancouver at the Movies, Canadian Art, September 2016

Peck, Aaron, “Roy Arden CSA Space”, Artforum, p223
Shaw, Michael, “Roy Arden at Richard Telles Fine Art, Artscene, September, p.28
Laurence, Robin, “Ruptures in Arrival Marks the 100th Anniversary of Komagata Maru Incident”, Georgia Straight, April 30
Mackie, John, “Contemporary art and the Komogata Maru,” Vancouver Sun, April 11

Gopnik, Blake, “Bang! Kaboom! Art!”, The New York Times, October 23, 2013
O’Reilly, Adam. “Roy Arden in Interview”, 01 Magazine, October

McLaughlin, Bryne, “Roy Arden: Life Cycles” (interview),, February 17, 2011

Baker, Kenneth, “Photography With an Eye For Social Relevance”, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, Wednesday, January 9
Bianchi, Paolo, “Aesthetik der Fotographie”, Photo Art – Fotografie Im 21 Jahrhundert, Uta Grosenick & Thomas Seelig editors, Dumont Buchverlag, Cologne
Bianchi, Paolo, “Aesthetik der Fotographie”, Kunstforum (International), Band 192, July / August
Rosenberg, Karen, “Idle Youth” (review of exhibition at Barbara Gladstone Gallery curated by Russell Ferguson), The New York Times, Aug.14, 2008
Ferguson, Russell, “Idle Youth”, Idle Youth, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
Grande, John, K., review of Vancouver Art Gallery exhibition, Ciel Variable #78, Montreal, Spring
Olson, Christopher, “review of Vancouver Art Gallery Exhibition,” Border Crossings,  Issue # 105, Vol.27 #1, Winnipeg, February
Burnham, Clint, “2 Roy(s): On Roy Arden’s Abjection”, “Miki” tribute issue, West Coast Line, #57, vol.42 #1,Vancouver, Spring/Summer
Weder, Adele, review of Vancouver Art Gallery exhibition, Canadian Art, Toronto

Vancouver Art Gallery, Exhibition Catalogue

Taft, Catherine, Critic’s Picks “Untitled Group Exhibition” October 3-14, 2006.

Jean, Marie-Josee, “The Space of Making,” in Zeitgenoessische Fotokunst aus Kanada, exhibition catalogue, Neuer Berliner, Kunstverein, Berlin

Monks, Christian, “Invisible Politics” Terminal City, Vancouver, Dec.9, 2004.
Wall, Jeff, ‘Roy Arden,’ Photo District News, Vol XXIV, Issue 2, New York, Feb. 2004.

Turner, Michael, “Wall or Void,” Modern Painters, vol.16 – #2, London, Summer 2003.
Grande, John, K., “Roy Arden – Selected Works”, Vie Des Arts, Montreal, #189, hiver, 2002-2003.
Richter, Verena, “Magische Momente,” (review of “Jede Photographie ein Bild” at Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich), Die Welt, Munchen, Dec.14, 2003.

Milroy, Sarah, “An Eye one the Margins,” The Globe & Mail, Toronto, February 28. 2002.
Poivert, Michel, in La Photographie Contemporaine, Flammarion, Paris
Rochefort, Jean-Claude, “Par-dela la mecanique des choses,” Le devoir, Montreal, samedi 14, 2002.
Tousley, Nancy “Roy Arden, Photographer,” Canadian Art, vol. 19, #2, Toronto, Summer, 2002.

Culley, Peter, “Out of the Blue, Three Works on Vancouver”, Border Crossings, Issue # 78, Vol.20 #2, Winnipeg, May, 2001.

Weder, Adele, “The Seductive Beauty of Urban Decay”, The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Feb. 16, 2000.
Brayshaw, Christopher,”Arden’s Images Akin to a Crime Scene,” The Vancouver Courier, Vancouver Feb.23, 2000.
Scott, Michael, “A Terrible Terminal City,” The Vancouver Sun, Vancouver, Feb. 22, 2000.
Milroy, Sarah, “Life on the Edge,” The National Post, Toronto, Feb. 29, 2000.
Thom, Ian, “Roy Arden,” Art B.C. – Masterworks from British Columbia, Vancouver Art Gallery/ Dou Shier, Reid, “Beauty
Among the Ruins,” The National Post, Toronto, April 27, 2000.

Boddy, Trevor, “Borrowed Places, Borrowed Times,” in Vertical Cities exhibition catalogue, Charles H Scott Gallery, Vancouver
Steiner, Shep, “Aspects of the Rustic as Trope” in Terminal City, Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca
Whyte, Murray, “Amid Serene Natural Beauty, A Residue of Brutal Trauma,” The New York Times, Sunday, January 24, 1999.

Brayshaw, Christopher, “Mourning Becomes Eclectic,” Borderlines, issue #66, Winnipeg, May, 1998.
Coleman, A.D., “Roy Arden,” The Promise of Photography, Prestel, Munich
Reprinted in Sightings, Reading Contemporary Canadian Art, Artexte Editions, Montreal, 1994. Also reprinted in French in
Refractions, Trajets de lart contemporain au Canada, Artexte, Montreal, 1998.
Milroy, Sarah, “Photographs Challenge B.C. Image,” The Globe and Mail, Toronto, January 8, 1998.
Pagel, David, “Pretty Images of Gritty Vancouver Subjects,” Los Angeles Times, April 10, 1998.
Tousley, Nancy, “Beauty in Blighted Landscapes Highlights Failures of Society,” Calgary Herald March, 21, 1998.
Tousley, Nancy, “Engines of Desire,” Calgary Herald Feb. 7, 1998.
Scott, Kitty, “Die dialektischen Stadtansichten von Roy Arden,” Bauwelt Heft 12, March 1998.
Laurence, Robin, “The Landscape of Violence,” The Georgia Straight, Vancouver, Jan. 1-8, 1998.

Alberro, Alex, “Between the Tides,” Artforum, New York, January, 1997.
Culley, Peter, “A Note on Tree Stump, Nanaimo, BC, 1991 and Three Others,” Roy Arden, Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery and Art Gallery of York University
Huitorel Jean Marc, “Roy Arden,” Photographie d’une collection, Hazan, Paris
Scott, Michael, “Exacting Look at an Empty Man-Made World,” The Vancouver Sun, Nov.29, 1997.
Turner, Michael, “Economies of Scale,” Vancouver Magazine, Dec.1997.
Miller, John, “Down There,” Roy Arden, Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery and Art Gallery of York University
Interviews, Szenarien Im Bildraum Der Wirklich Keit., Verlag Der Kunst, (Fundus-Bucher; 142) Dresden
Watson, Scott, “Landscape of the Economy – Roy Arden’s Photographs,” Roy Arden, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, U.B.C.

Artist’s Project, Blind Spot, Issue 7, New York

Reprinted in Parachute 74, Montreal, (April, 1994) Also reprinted in German in Jeff Wall, Essays Und
Reprinted in Sightings, Reading Contemporary Canadian Art, Artexte Editions,Montreal, 1994. Also reprinted in French in
Refractions, Trajets de lart contemporain au Canada, Artexte, Montreal.

Artist’s Project, West Coast Line 11, Vancouver
Ardenne, Paul, “Canada, une nouvelle generation”, Artpress #182, Paris, July-August, 1993.
Bedard, Catherine, “Pour une approche excentrique de la question territoriale dans l’art Canadien contemporain”, in Canada, une nouvelle generation,
Frac Pay de la Loire, Nantes, France
Berard, Serge, “Archeologie du cuiver: Louest de Roy Arden”, Parachute 53, Montreal,(December, January, March, 1988-89).
Revised english version: Frame of Mind, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta.
Wall, Jeff, “An Artist and his Models, Roy Arden, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver.

Gagnon, Monika, “Ruptures in the Landscape of the Photograph”, Thirteen Essays on Photography, Canadian Museum of
Photography, Ottawa, Canada
Guzman, Antonio, “Roy Arden – Archives Instabiles”, Artpress, 155, Paris, February, 1991.
Shaw, Nancy, “Expanded Consciousness and Company Types”, The Vancouver Anthology, Talon Books, Vancouver.
Troncy, Eric, “Roy Arden at Giovanna Minelli”, Artscribe, 86, London, March/April, 1991.
Trujillo, Dorothy, “Roy Arden at OR Gallery”, C Magazine 28, Toronto, Winter, 1991.
Wood, William, “Roy Arden,” Huitiemes Ateliers Internationaux des pays de la Loire, Frac, Pays de la Loire, Nantes
Wallace, Ian, “Photoconceptual Art in Vancouver,” Thirteen Essays on Photography, Canadian Museum of Contemporary
photography, Ottawa, Canada

Artist’s Project, West Coast Line 1, Vancouver.
Miller, Earl, “Impossible Mission,” C Magazine 26, Toronto, Summer, 1990.
Chevrier, Jean-Francois, “Illustration, Figuration,” Galeries Magazine, #38, Paris, August-September, 1990.

Artist’s Project, (with Jeff Derksen), Raddle Moon 8, Vancouver.
Birnie Danzker, Jo-anne, “Making Memories,” Vancouver Magazine, vol. 22, 9, September, 1989.
Chevrier, Jean-Francois, “Die Abenteuer der Tableau-Form in der Geschichte der Photographie/Les aventures de la forme tableau
dans l’histoire de la photographie,” in Photo Kunst, Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart
Folland, Tom, The Discursive Field of Recent Photography, Artculture Resource Centre, Toronto
Theriault, Michele, “Roy Arden,” Perspective 89, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, September, 1989.
Uimonen, Anu, “Merkitystenta ja kasitteiden virrassa” Helsingin Sanomat, Helsinki, March 4, 1989.

Artist’s Project, Parachute 50, Montreal, Spring 1988.
Haraldsson, Arni Runar, “Roy Arden” Made in Camera, VAVD, Stockholm,
Mays, John Bentley, “Challenging the Need to Figure Things Out,” The Globe and Mail, Toronto, April 8, 1988.
Miller, Earl, “The Discursive Field of Recent Photography,” Parachute 52, Montreal, Fall, 1988.
Watson, Scott, “Zweimal Canada Dry: Sechs Kunstler aus Vancouver,” Wolkenkratzer, Spring 1988:2
Wood, William, “The Difference of Times” & “Facing West”, West, Artspeak, Vancouver.
Wall, Jeff, “La Melancholie de la rue: Idyll and the Monochrome in the Works of Ian Wallace,” Ian Wallace: Selected Works 1970-1987,
Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada

Wallace, Ian, “Image and Alter – Image II: Roy Arden,” Vanguard 16:1, Vancouver Art Gallery.
Lawlor, Michael, “Camera Works,” Parachute 47, Montreal, Summer, 1987.
Young, Jane, “Broken Muse,” C Magazine 14, Toronto, Spring, 1987.

Cragg, Randy, “Well Shaped Words,” The Weekly, Seattle, August 27, 1986.
Haraldsson, Arni Runar, “History at Infinity,” C Magazine 11, Toronto, Summer, 1986.
Mays, John Bentley, “Roy Arden at YYZ,” The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Summer, 1986.

Artist’s Project, C Magazine 7, Toronto, Fall 1985.
Haraldsson, Arni Runar, “Photographs,” Vanguard, 13:2, Vancouver, March, 1985.

Scott, Michael, “Pictures find Meaning in Neglected Places,” The Vancouver Sun
Watson, Scott, “Terminal City 1980-1983,” Vancouver Art and Artists 1931 – 1983, Vancouver Art Gallery.

“WYWH,” X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 61-63 (reproduction)

“Necrospective,” ArtUS, no. 7, March-April, pp. 38-39.

“Bridging the Contemporary Past,” ArtUS, no. 4, September-October, pp. 18-19.


Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Caisse des Depot et consignations, Paris
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa
DG Bank, Frankfurt
Fond national d’art contemporain, Paris
F.R.A.C., Pays de la Loire, Nantes
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina
Metropolitan Bank & Trust Collection, Cleveland, Ohio
Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver
Musee d’art contemporain, Geneva
Musee d’art contemporain de Montreal
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario
Siemens Fotosammlung
Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart
Vancouver Art Gallery
Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta
Winnipeg Art Gallery
Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation, Toronto